Sadayappan “Chida” Chidambaram Named Chief Technology Officer for Big Data and Analytics
MCLEAN, Va. (May 11, 2015) — Day1 Solutions, the cloud services and solutions expert, has acquired Herndon, VA-based OpenOsmium, the company’s third acquisition in eight months. OpenOsmium provides leading edge advisory services and solutions for data analytics and enterprise search leveraging Big Data and Cloud technologies. The company’s customers include Federal civilian agencies and the large systems integrators who serve them, along with enterprise customers spanning the hospitality, healthcare, telecommunications, financial services and manufacturing sectors. OpenOsmium CEO Sadayappan “Chida” Chidambaram and his team will join the Solutions and Engineering team at Day1 Solutions, with Mr. Chidambaram appointed Chief Technology Officer for Big Data and Analytics.
“The expertise in big data analytics gained through this acquisition is substantial, strengthens our market position and advances the depth and breadth of our cloud-based solutions portfolio for public sector and commercial enterprises,” said Luis Benavides, founder and CEO of Day1 Solutions. “Chida’s recognized thought leadership in our industry and big data experience are pivotal to our growth objectives, and will better enable our customers to meet their business goals. We are pleased to welcome Chida and his team to Day1 Solutions.”
“Big data solutions don’t always require a big wallet when existing applications and infrastructure investments are effectively leveraged as part of the overall solution,” said Chida Chidambaram, CTO for big data and analytics at Day1 Solutions. “Day1 Solutions shares the philosophy of starting with the customer first, and provides a broader platform for growing the big data practice with additional customers, contract vehicles and industry-leading partnerships. I look forward to working with our customers, Luis and the entire Day1 Solutions team to drive innovation and success.”
Mr. Chidambaram is a respected technologist and serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience developing innovative solutions for complex business problems such as real-time data processing for the Internet of Things (IoT), context based enterprise search using a wide selection of open source tools, and forensic cybersecurity solutions.
Mr. Chidambaram will lead the company’s Big Data and Analytics practice with primary responsibility for research and development and bringing new solutions to market. He will also serve as a trusted advisor on related customer engagements.
About Day1 Solutions
Commercial, government and higher education enterprises rely on the experts at Day1 Solutions to design, deploy and manage IT cloud infrastructure, services and solutions that support achieving their mission and business goals. With a robust network of industry-leading technology partners that roll-up under “One Vendor, One Bill, as a Service”™, Day1 Solutions makes it easy for enterprises to rationalize and realize the full benefits of the cloud. Day1 Solutions is headquartered in Mclean, VA. For more information: www.day1solutions.com